Specialized in european style baked goods, Kouign café is the modern neighbourhood bakery offering unique treats, beverages, and flavour forward savoury fare in the heart of Vancouver’s Chinatown. What you'll find here is a balance between sweet and savoury notes in classic European and Asian pastries inspired by my memories of growing up in Chinatown learning everything I could about food, hospitality, and ingredients from my mother.. The pandemic placed the business in hardship and the owner is using the fund to keep operations and prepare for the summer. With the mission to keep telling the story of his childhood through different flavours, Andrew is offering great food, hospitality and the best ingredients from his mother.
Sidehustle Sandwiches is a local restaurant for creative sandwiches, soups & craft beer, also offering takeout & delivery in the area of Vancouver. The pandemic placed the business in hardship and the owner is using the fund to renovate the place & improve the service. With the mission to serve unique sandwiches to the community, Marc is hoping to launch a communal space for locals.
Scandilicious is a family owned Scandinavian restaurant, serving recipes handed down from her generations past. Located in East Vancouver, owner Synnove (Sunny) promised her father she would share their Norske traditions with the community. The pandemic placed their business in hardship and she’s using the funds to expand their patio to keep their business afloat. Promising to give back, she hopes you can create your own table of memories with their treasured recipes.
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